Premier League: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger denies Paris Saint-Germain offer, says it is 'fake news'
Under-pressure Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger dismissed as 'fake news' reports that Paris Saint-Germain had offered him a two-year deal at the French champions.
Paris: Under-pressure Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger dismissed as "fake news" reports that Paris Saint-Germain had offered him a two-year deal at the French champions.
The Frenchman is facing a fan backlash at Arsenal after a rotten run of form and British tabloid The Sun said on Monday that PSG had offered him a contract to replace Unai Emery this summer.
Wenger, who has reportedly decided to stay at Arsenal despite mounting pressure to quit, told beIN Sports of the PSG link: "It's a false rumour, it's 'fake news'. I say formally: it is not true."
Following a damaging 3-1 loss at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, Arsenal's fourth defeat in five Premier League games, the 67-year-old said he had made up his mind about his future.
"I know what I'll do in my future, so you will know very soon," he told reporters.
British media subsequently said Wenger, who has been in charge at Arsenal since 1996, was set to sign a new contract.
PSG's fans are set for their first glimpse of Messi at home after his summer arrival from Barcelona. Messi came close to his first goal when he hit the crossbar against Brugge.
Derided by opposition fans for trampling over German football traditions, RB Leipzig find themselves in the unusual position of not being cast as the bad guys as the Champions League's group of death kicks off on Wednesday.
Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu equalised midway through the second half and substitute Jordan Siebatcheu got the winner, right at the end of five added minutes.